Connecting Rod Reconditioning

The connecting rods of the engine are under the tremendous pressure. The connecting rod has to bear the extreme load and stress condition. In most of the cases connecting rods are made out of forging and composition of material is selected  to give enough strength to the connecting rod.

The continuous running, stopping and changing of direction combined with the weight of the piston and rpm of the engine put lot of stress on the connecting rod. This results to the development of various defects in connecting rod like excessive taper and ovality in big end and small end of connecting rod, loss of alignment of connecting rod, etc.

RA Power Solutions Pvt. Ltd. undertakes reconditioning of connecting rods for high capacity diesel engine of all make MAN-B&W, Sulzer, Wartsila, Mak, Deutz, Pielstick, Mitsubishi, Daihatsu, Yanmar, Bergen, Niigata, Himsen, Allen, Stork, Fiat, MWM, Hanshin, Caterpillar, SKL, Ruston, Paxman, Crepelle, Mirrlees, Alco, ABC, Crepelle, Nohab etc.

Connecting Rods of Mitsubishi Marine Diesel Engine
Connecting Rods of Mitsubishi Marine Diesel Engine

Following steps are followed for reconditioning and resizing of connecting rod

I) Connecting rod is checked for parallelism, alignment and taper and ovality in big end and small end.

II) Connecting rods having bend are not recommended for repair as per RA Power Solutions Pvt. Ltd. experience.

III) Crack detection by MPI is done of connecting rod bolt sitting area and bolts. The connecting rod bolts again are under heavy stress all the time and develop hairline cracks. It is recommended to replace connecting rod bolts after certain hours of operation as specified in manual.

IV) The connecting rod big end is re-bored to the standard size and tolerances are maintained. In case of connecting rod small end it is recommended to replace the bush and re-bore it maintaining the center distance between the big end bore and small end bore as per the manufacturer’s specifications.

Connecting Rod of Yanmar Ready for Dispatch
Connecting Rod of Yanmar Ready for Dispatch
Reconditioning of Connecting Rod
Reconditioning of Connecting Rod

All the reconditioned connecting rods after re-sizing are inspected by experience technicians and calibration report id prepared.

RA Power Solutions Pvt. Ltd. has 37 years of experience of undertaking successfully reconditioning of connecting rods.

RA Power Solutions Pvt. Ltd. also maintains large stock of reconditioned connecting rods which are supplied with guarantee. We have larges stock of connecting rods of MAN-B&W, Sulzer, Wartsila, Mak, Deutz, Pielstick, Mitsubishi, Daihatsu, Yanmar, Bergen, Niigata, Himsen, Allen, Stork, Fiat, MWM, Hanshin, Caterpillar, SKL, Ruston, Paxman, Crepelle, Mirrlees, Alco, ABC, Crepelle, Nohab etc.

The connecting rods are priced 1/3 of new connecting rods resulting to the considerable saving for the owners.

Connecting Rod of Diahatsu Marine Diesel Engine
Connecting Rod of Diahatsu Marine Diesel Engine
Connecting Rod Reconditioning
Connecting Rod Reconditioning
Connecting Rod Assembled with Piston after Repair
Connecting Rod Assembled with Piston after Repair
Connecting Rod of Crepelle
Connecting Rod of Crepelle

The connecting rods of the engine are under the tremendous pressure. The connecting rod has to bear the extreme load and stress condition. In most of the cases connecting rods are made out of forging and composition of material is selected  to give enough strength to the connecting rod. The continuous running, stopping and changing … Continue reading “Connecting Rod Reconditioning”

Heat Exchanger Gaskets

Heat Exchanger Gaskets are important for satisfactory performance of the main equipment. We manufacture gaskets for all makes and equipments where gaskets are used.

Plate Heat Exchanger Gaskets
Plate Heat Exchanger Gaskets

For more than 30 years we have been specializing in manufacturing of precision rubber gaskets as per the manufacturer’s requirement. The rubber gaskets of all types like Neoprene gaskets, silicone gasket, Viton gasket, EPDM gasket , nitrile gasket are manufactured.

RA Power Solutions Pvt. Ltd. manufactures plate heat exchanger gaskets in accordance with a thorough quality control process. We fully inspect gaskets to ensure that they meet international standards with the help of our gaskets testing facilities.

We offer a 12 month warranty for all plate heat exchanger gaskets supplied by us.

Heat Exchanger Gaskets
          Heat Exchanger Gaskets
Gasket
                           Gasket

Heat Exchanger Gaskets are important for satisfactory performance of the main equipment. We manufacture gaskets for all makes and equipments where gaskets are used. For more than 30 years we have been specializing in manufacturing of precision rubber gaskets as per the manufacturer’s requirement. The rubber gaskets of all types like Neoprene gaskets, silicone gasket, … Continue reading “Heat Exchanger Gaskets”

Crankshaft Repair While Sailing

Crankshaft repair by grinding and polishing is now possible while vessel is on move. RA Power Solutions Pvt. Ltd. is the first company to offer crankshaft repair services while vessel is sailing by onsite portable crankshaft grinding equipment which is taken on board the vessel. The crankshaft repair is undertaken by vibration free crankshaft grinding machine without removing the crankshaft from the engine block thus saving time and cost.

MAN B&W STX 6L23/30H
MAN B&W STX 6L23/30H

RA Power Solutions Pvt. Ltd. undertakes onsite crankshaft grinding and polishing on board the vessel while sailing up to 700 mm diameter.

RA Power Solutions Pvt. Ltd. has recently undertaken grinding of all 6 CR pins of MAN B&W STX 6L23/30H while sailing of vessel between ports of Malaysia and Indonesia. The crankpins were damaged due to lack of lubrication oil and all the pins were undersized by 0.5 mm. The tolerances after grinding and polishing have been maintained as per the manufacturer’s requirements.

Repair of Crankshaft in Engine Block
Repair of Crankshaft in Engine Block

RA Power Solutions Pvt. Ltd. has designed vibration free onsite crankshaft grinding and crankshaft polishing equipment by which it is possible to execute crankshaft repair while ship is on move. This saves the time and keeps vessel moving.

Crack repair of engine block, cylinder heads, casing and all broken castings on board a vessel is possible while sailing. We are the first company to introduce these services.

Crankpin Under Test to Check Crack
Crankpin Under Test to Check Crack
Dye Penetrant Test of Crankpin
Dye Penetrant Test of Crankpin

 

Onsite Crankshaft Grinding Machine from Engine Block
Crankshaft Grinding While Sailing
Crankpin Under Grinding Process
Crankpin Under Grinding Process

 

 

 

 

 

 

Crankpin Ready After Grinding and Polishing
Crankpin Ready After Grinding and Polishing

 

 

 

 

 

 

Crankshaft Polishing in Process by Crankshaft Polishing Machine
Crankshaft Polishing in Process by Crankshaft Polishing Machine

Crankshaft repair by grinding and polishing is now possible while vessel is on move. RA Power Solutions Pvt. Ltd. is the first company to offer crankshaft repair services while vessel is sailing by onsite portable crankshaft grinding equipment which is taken on board the vessel. The crankshaft repair is undertaken by vibration free crankshaft grinding … Continue reading “Crankshaft Repair While Sailing”